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Joy Hedgecock Dyer, Witness for the State


MR. PANOSH: Ms. Dyer, please. Come up.

MR. LLOYD: Your Honor, may we approach? We'd request a voir dire on this witness.

MR. PANOSH: This is not going to be within the motion for limine.

THE COURT: How long is the voir dire going to take?

MR. PANOSH: Your Honor, it isn't going to be necessary. This is not covered by the motion in limine.


MR. PANOSH: This witness's testimony is not


covered by the motion in limine.

THE COURT: Proceed.

JOY HEDGECOCK DYER, being first duly sworn, testified as follows during DIRECT EXAMINATION by MR. PANOSH:

Q    State your name, please.

A    Joy Hedgecock Dyer.

Q    And are you familiar with Janet Blakley?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    And in the course of your acquaintanceship with Janet Blakley, did there come a time when you introduced Theodore Kimble to

A    Yes, sir.

Q    -- you introduced the two?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    And are you also acquainted with Ronnie Kimble?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    And in the course of your acquaintanceship with Ronnie Kimble, did you and he date for a period of time?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    Now, in the course of your acquaintanceship with Ted and Ronnie Kimble, did there ever come a time when Theodore Kimble showed you a particular gun?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    Would you describe that, please.

A    It was a black gun --


Q    Could you keep your voice up.

A    Yes, sir. It was a black gun with a -- with a scope.

MR. HATFIELD: I can't hear this witness.

THE COURT: A little bit louder, please, Ms. Hedge-- or --

A    I said, it was a black gun, just --

Q    And is this the gun that -- where were you when you saw this?

A    I was at Patricia house.

Q    Did there come a time when that gun was brought to your house, in reference to target practice?

A    Yes, sir.

Q    Okay. Would you describe that, please.

A    Ted had come over to the house and asked if he could shoot the gun. We was in my mom's front yard. We had took a cardboard -- cut out a piece of cardboard, set it to the side, and was shooting the gun.

Q    What do you remember about that particular gun?

A    It had a laser scope, like a red, red beam.

Q    How frequently did Ted carry that gun?

A    I wouldn't know.

Q    Did you date Ronnie Kimble before or after he joined the Marine Corps?

A    Before.

Q    And after he joined the Marine Corps, did there come a


time when you had any further contact with him?

A    Yes. He --

Q    When was that?

A    He had come to my mother house when I was engaged to my ex-husband at the time. He had ran from his mother house across the field through the woods, to come and see me.

Q    And how do you know he was in the Marine Corps at that time?

A    He had on his uniform.

Q    Do you know approximately when it was that you saw Ted with that particular gun -- or Ted and Ronnie with that particular gun?

MR. HATFIELD: Objection. That's not what she testified to.

THE COURT: Sustained.

Q    Drawing your attention to the time that they were target practicing, who was present?

A    Ted and Ronnie.

Q    And when was that?

A    In '92 or '93.

Q    Okay.

MR. PANOSH: Thank you. No further questions.

MR. HATFIELD: May I take a minute to --

THE COURT: Wait a minute, ma'am.

MR. HATFIELD: Could I confer with counsel, before



THE COURT: Yes, you may.

(Mr. Hatfield and Mr. Lloyd conferred.)

MR. HATFIELD: No questions. Thank you, Judge.

THE COURT: You may step down, Ms. Hedgecock. (The witness left the witness stand.)




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